SAFE Delaware To Kick Off Click It Or Ticket Campaign

DELAWARE, Oh. – The SAFE Delaware County Coalition along with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Delaware Public Health District, and Delaware Area Career Center and are joining forces for the Click It or Ticket campaign, which runs now through June 2 surrounding the Memorial Day holiday. The purpose of the campaign is to spread awareness [...]

May 9th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Health District Announces Healthy Communities Micro Grant Awards

DELAWARE, Oh. — The Delaware Public Health District’s (DPHD) Community Health Division announced today the funding award winners for the 2024 Healthy Communities Micro Grant program. The micro grant program received twelve project proposals from different communities and organizations around the county that reflect the interests and goals of promoting healthy eating and active living [...]

May 7th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Board of Health Announces Sunbury Office Closing

DELAWARE, Oh. — The Delaware Public Health District Board of Health today announced the decision to close the Health District's Sunbury location effective May 31, 2024. The Board’s decision was made after evaluating the usage of the location, financial implications, and after a discussion and consultation with City of Sunbury officials. "It's not uncommon to [...]

May 1st, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Delaware County Top Healthiest County in Ohio

  DELAWARE, Oh. – The Delaware Public Health District (DPHD) is pleased to announce that Delaware County is among the top healthiest in Ohio and the Nation according to the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R) 2024 Annual Data Release issued today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. A major change this year is CHR&R no [...]

March 20th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Water Bottle Refilling Stations Offered Through Grant

DELAWARE, Oh. — The Delaware Public Health District is today announcing the opportunity for community facilities to install free water bottle refilling stations throughout the Health District thanks to a grant funded through the Ohio Department of Health.    Through the grant, the Health District was able to secure 87 water bottle refilling stations with the [...]

February 13th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Funds Available for Healthy Living Projects in Delaware County

DELAWARE, Oh. — The Delaware Public Health District Community Health division announces the availability of $25,000 in limited grant funds through the Healthy Communities Micro Grant program. Funds utilized in this program are to promote projects aimed at improving healthy eating choices, access to healthy foods, as well as increasing opportunities for engagement in physical activity or [...]

February 1st, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

DPHD Receives Grant for Central Region MRC Coordination

DELAWARE, Oh. — The Delaware Public Health District (DPHD) has been granted $247,793 to oversee the coordination of Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) activities in Ohio’s Central region. DPHD was selected as one of eight regional subrecipients by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Bureau of Health Preparedness to strengthen local MRC capacity and response abilities.   [...]

January 5th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments